overtime

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Overtime \O"ver*time'\, noun

1. Time beyond, or in excess of, a limit; esp., extra working time.

2. (Sports) An extra period of time provided to play a game, beyond the end of the normal period allowed for the game, for the purpose of resolving a tie score; as, the team won in overtime. [PJC]

{sudden death overtime} an overtime[2] in which the first team to score wins the game; -- contrasted with normal overtime[2], which is a fixed period of time during which either team may score as often as they can. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

overtime

adverb

1: beyond the regular time; "she often has to work overtime"

noun

1: work done in addition to regular working hours

2: playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie [syn: {overtime}, {extra time}] [ant: {regulation time}]


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